Pianist John Ogdon Pianist John Ogdon

John Ogdon


John Ogdon who is born on January 27, 1937 in England is a famous Pianist. The age of John Ogdon is # year old. The birth sign of John Ogdon is Aquarius. John Ogdon has have thousand of fans and supporters in England.

BirthdayJanuary 27, 1937
Birth SignAquarius
Death DateAug 1, 1989, age 52
About John Ogdon

John Andrew Howard Ogdon was commonly known as John Ogdon who was an English pianist and composer. In composition Ogdon was joined the Manchester New Music Group, which included Birtwistle, Goehr and Maxwell Davies amongst its members. In 1958, Ogdone made his London debut as a soloist, playing the Busoni Piano Concerto at proms. He came to international attention when he won the first prize in Moscow Tchaikovsky Competition jointly with Vladimir Ashkenazy in 1962. He recorded his duo- piano work with his wife. In 1969, he gave his first modern performance of Edward Elgar's Concert Allegro, Op. 46. Ogdon was diagnosed as schizophrenia, so he spent some time in the Maudsley Hospital in London and he was maintained three hours practice in a day on the hospital’s piano. Ogdon was died in August 1989 of pneumonia and brought on by un-diagnosed diabetes.

John Ogdon Before Fame

John Ogdon was studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music.


BBC made a film on Ogdan’s life; Ogdon was played by Alfred Molina, who won a Best Actor award from the Royal Television Society for the performance.

John Ogdon Family Life

John Ogdon was born on January 27, 1937 in Manchester, England. He was married to Brenda Lucas Ogdon. Ogdon had two sons Richard and Annabel.

Associated With

John Ogdon gave his first modern performance of Edward Elgar's Concert Allegro, Op. 46. John Ogdon was died on August 1, 1989 in London, England.

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